2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:9-96 - Sheriff's oath

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 40A:9-96 (2017)

40A:9-96. Sheriff's oath

Every person elected or appointed to the office of sheriff, before entering upon the duties of his office, shall take the following oath:

"I, , sheriff of the county of do solemnly swear (or affirm) to (insert name of county) support the Constitution of this State and of the United States and perform the duties of my office as sheriff, faithfully, impartially and justly to the best of my ability."

L.1971, c. 200, s. 1, eff. July 1, 1971.

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